Living and growing in New York

April 2019 will mark two years since I moved to NYC, first to finish my sabbatical year, then to join Colangelo & Partners’ Influencer Relations team in November of 2017. It’s true that New York traps you. Its rhythm is hectic. But I won’t complain: amidst the craziness of the city, I’ve found time and space… Continue reading Living and growing in New York

10 habits I built on my sabbatical

October 1st, 2017 marked the end of my sabbatical year. It was also the chosen date for the Catalan Referendum. After living in Catalonia for the past 10 years, the situation was heart-wrenching. Many people were hurt, angry, confused. The public opinion was divided. As much as I wanted to celebrate and reflect publicly, I… Continue reading 10 habits I built on my sabbatical

Why is it more fun in the Philippines?

The It’s more fun in the Philippines campaign was first launched in 2012, created by BBDO Guerrero | Proximity Philippines. The claim quickly trended online, while there was a bit of criticism since apparently the agency lost the opportunity to collaborate with digital influencers for a more successful launch. The viral effect of the campaign… Continue reading Why is it more fun in the Philippines?

Transforming the way we travel, from content to community

I’ve been planning my Winter paradise getaway these pasts weeks, researching my destinations, making lists, saving countless links to blog posts and travel guides. While doing my digital marketing publications round-up this morning, I came across this article by The Drum about The Travel Project, this couple of ex BTL agency guys traveling around Asia using… Continue reading Transforming the way we travel, from content to community

3 things I got right after two months on sabbatical

There are many things I know. There are many things I don’t know. And after two months on sabbatical, there are some things I thought I knew, but I’ve realized I got them all wrong. Here are 3 of them: Routine is not what I thought it was I thought routine, as a concept, was something… Continue reading 3 things I got right after two months on sabbatical

Giving thanks (five #verygoodthings of 2016)

I used to write #verygoodthings lists every Saturday morning as an exercise to reflect on the things that made me happy, things I was thankful for. This year, as I approach the end of my second month on sabbatical, I’m thankful for my freedom and my free time. But I’m also thankful for many #verygoodthings that… Continue reading Giving thanks (five #verygoodthings of 2016)

About the power of time off

10 years, 10 moths, 11 days – the exact amount of time I’ve dedicated to working in the digital marketing industry so far. I’ve loved every one of those 3.967 days. Well, maybe not all of them. But I’ve learned from every one of them, and I wouldn’t change them. But some months ago I started to… Continue reading About the power of time off